How to Sew Yarn Hair onto Your Doll

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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By popular request!!! So you want a change from the simple quick and easy felt hair for your next doll…..

No problem! I found these two very informative tutorials which show you how to add yarn hair to your rag doll. Wool hair would be great for both boy and girl dolls. Remember to make sure the hair is securely attached especially when using the first method as we have no way of knowing how old the dolly’s new owner will be ;)

The fist method is used for making Waldorf doll hair by Mieke on their fab blog Crafty Sheep.

She uses a CD case for the length of ‘hair’ needed, you will need less for our little doll heads …. But then again, if it’s a girl dolly you can always braid them, and for a boy … well that’s what scissors are for ;)

A Waldorf Doll Hair Tutorial

The second tutorial is for knotting yarn directly on to your dolls head, your typical Raggedy Ann and Andy doll’s hair styles by Susan Kramer.

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How to Knot on Yarn Doll Wigs Tutorial

Have fun experimenting! And Happy Sewing!

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